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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Breakers gas station robbed Monday

Breakers gas station on Berkeley Boulevard was the victim of an attempted armed robbery Monday morning. Witnesses, both women from the same Carla Ann Drive, Pikeville neighborhood, said they screamed and fought with a black male when he showed a...

SJAFB fireman arrested in sex scheme

An investigation that began in an Internet chat room culminated Sunday in the arrest of a Seymour Johnson Air Force Base firefighter. Mark Floyd Farwell, 38, of Larchmont Circle, was charged with five counts of prohibited use of computer services...

Goldsboro Council continues annexation preparation

Although a discussion about future annexation was listed as a topic on the Goldsboro City Council's work session agenda Monday night, members decided to hold off until their next session in November. The council did, however, continue the process of...

Duplin commission tries to fix relationship with school board

KENANSVILLE -- Duplin County commissioners sought to dial down the rhetoric Monday and extend an olive branch to the county Board of Education. However, Commissioner Reginald Wells' motion for board Chairman Harold Raynor to contact school board Chairwoman Emily...

Salvation Army taking applications for Christmas help

The Salvation Army is taking applications from people in Wayne and Sampson counties who wish to be recipients of the annual Christmas program for food and toys. Applications will be accepted Oct. 27 through Oct. 29 at The Salvation Army...

Salvation Army christens paved parking lot

Before Friday, the parking lot behind the Salvation Army Family Store on East Holly Street wasn't much of one. The dirt lot was full of holes, some the size of a tire, and would become nearly impassable every time it...